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Business Buzz: Taste of Craig – Craig Chamber’s annual mixer

July 24, 2017 — The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors invite the community to their annual business Taste of Craig after-hours mixer. This mixer will feature several member restaurants who will be serving a variety of foods. It's a great opportunity to give all of your taste buds a […]

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Hometown man Chris Jones to lead Bank of Colorado’s Craig branch

July 22, 2017 — Bank of Colorado decided to go with the home court advantage when selecting a new president for the Craig branch. Chris Jones recently accepted the leadership position at his hometown bank. Jones was born and raised in Craig. After graduating from Moffat County High School […]

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Mine rescuers converge on Craig for annual contest, bringing economic boost

July 13, 2017 — Chances for underground mine rescuers to put their skills to use in real-world mine disasters are relatively rare, fortunately, but the annual Colorado Mine Rescue Association Mine Rescue Contest gives teams a chance to test their skills in friendly competition with each other. The annual […]

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Small change earns big thanks from Humane Society of Moffat County

July 11, 2017 — Operation Roundup donated $2,000 to support the Humane Society of Moffat County. "We'd like to thank Operation Roundup, YVEA and all the people who donate for the support," said Pat Pearce, society president. The volunteer group raises funds for programs that provide discounted spay/neuter, reduced […]

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Business Buzz: Chamber mixer at Craig Daily Press Thursday

July 10, 2017 — You're invited to a Chamber Mixer hosted by Craig Daily Press. Join us at the Craig Daily Press to learn all about the exciting changes coming up. 5 to 7 p.m., July 13, Craig Daily Press, 466 Yampa Ave. Please RSVP by calling the Craig […]

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New Farmers Market vendors, pie contests, film in Downtown Craig Friday

July 5, 2017 — Tents and tables full of yummy treats and colorful products fill the downtown park on Farmer's Market Fridays. This Friday pie contests and movies will be added to the festivities. To learn more about what's on offer, the Craig Daily Press visited with four of […]

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Business Buzz: Grand Re-Opening for Desert Sun Hydro

July 3, 2017 — The new owner, Chris Conner, is making a gumbo to welcome visitors to the store. Enjoy a bowl while browsing the new products on the shelves and learn more about how easy it is to have veggies and herbs all year.  11:30 a.m. until 6:30 […]

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Best of Moffat County: Precision Auto wins customer loyalty, year after year

June 30, 2017 — Chris McLeslie has had a knack for fixing cars since he was a teenager, and it turns out that he and his wife, Nikki McLeslie, also have a knack for making their customers very happy. Chris went into business for himself 22 years ago when […]

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Best of Moffat County: Building personal connections comes first for Yampa Valley Bank

June 30, 2017 — During its 12 years in business in Craig, Yampa Valley Bank has earned its stripes as the only locally owned bank in the valley with truly local friendly service. The bank was voted not only best bank in Moffat County for 2017, but also best […]

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Best of Moffat County: Service that doesn’t stop with the sale — Tire store best in the county five years running

June 30, 2017 — Delivering the best customer service is what keeps Big O Tires competitive in the rough and tumble automotive industry. "It's kind of a dog-eat-dog world. We focus on building a relationship and not a transaction," said Owner Travis Wondra.  Wondra and his parents Charlynne and […]

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Best of Moffat County: Craig doctor treasures children’s drawings over diplomas

June 30, 2017 — A bookcase overflowing with thank you cards stands in an office where the walls are covered in children's artwork instead of diplomas. "These are my treasures," said Pediatrician Dr. Kristie Yarmer. "If you can be a hero and a friend to a kid, you've really […]

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Best of Moffat County: Kim Cox, Cornerstone Realty at home as award winners

June 30, 2017 — With 20 years of experience in the field, Kim Cox knows a good home when she sees one. Cox was voted Best Real Estate Agent for her work with Cornerstone Realty, which in turn was selected Best Real Estate Agency for the sixth consecutive year. […]

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Best of Moffat County: Craig coffee shop wins top coffee again

June 30, 2017 — Moffat County coffee lovers can thank Wyoming and Montana for their little taste of java joy. Mudd Shack owner Dixie Migatter got the idea for her business from similar coffee stores there. "I saw some in Wyoming and Montana and thought it would be a […]

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Best of Moffat County: Taking ribs to another level

June 30, 2017 — If you walk into Brother’s Custom Processing, it can be visually stunning. Sure, there are the racks of meats and cheese. Plenty of other shelves feature salsa, mustard, horseradish and other similar items. Jerky lovers might salivate over the many choices and flavors. But lining […]

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Best of Moffat County: Embroidery Shoppe brings big city options to small town customers

June 30, 2017 — From Poland to Colorado, the owner of Craig's favorite sewing/craft/quilting store travels so that her customers don't have to shop out of town.   "We like to give choices to people so that they don't have to go somewhere else. And we try to bring […]

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Business Buzz: Blend business workshop event on Wednesday

June 25, 2017 — Blend business workshop event on Wednesday “What's Going on in Business?” — a free Blend business workshop opportunity — is scheduled from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. June 28 at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Everyone seems to have their own story […]

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Local fiber mill built on pride, family, community

June 25, 2017 — The passion that Lewis and Lorrae Moon have for their work is evident in their products, their attitudes and their willingness to share their work. The couple offered a tour and business growth discussion to the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership Board of Directors last week […]

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Business Buzz: The Winner Is?

June 18, 2017 — The Community Improvement Award for June was given to Samuelson’s True Value Hardware, 456 Breeze Street. The Board of Realtors chose to recognize owner Mark Samuelson for the upgrades he made to the inside and outside of the store earlier this year. Economic development board […]

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Want a great garden? Here are 5 resources for Moffat County gardeners

June 13, 2017 — June is the month when area gardens are usually safe from frost and the time when many gardeners are completing outdoor gardens. Frost, clay soils, water, deer and a short growing season are some of the challenges faced by gardeners in Northwest Colorado. To enjoy […]

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Regional partnership opportunities propel Craig, Moffat broadband efforts

June 11, 2017 — Local efforts to provide faster internet connection in Craig and Moffat County are gathering steam, even as neighboring Rio Blanco County prepares to light up new broadband connections in Meeker and Rangely this month.

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